Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.

Author: Judy Blume

Publisher: Simon and Schuster


Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

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Faced with the difficulties of growing up and choosing a religion, a 12-year-old girl talks over her problems with her own private God. Reissued with a fresh new look and cover art. Simultaneous.

Are You There, God?

It's Me, Margaret

Author: Judy Blume

Publisher: Laurel Leaf


Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 149

View: 988

A twelve-year-old talks to God about her ardent desire to be grown up.

Quick Guide: Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.

Author: College Guide World

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc


Category: Fiction


View: 740

The story revolves around a girl in sixth grade. There was no religious affiliation in her growing up. Her mother happens to be Christian and her father Jewish. In the story, Margaret happens to be on her quest to find a single religion. She also comes across several other pre-teen female problems, such as purchase of her first bra, experiencing her first period, using sanitary napkins, jealousy towards the girls who look like grown up women, liking boys, etc. Quick Guide: Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret. Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Summary Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis

Judy Blume

A Biography

Author: Kathleen Tracy

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 127

View: 783

Highlights the life and achievements of the author who is best known for her candid works about children going through puberty and other life changes.

Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations

Author: Elizabeth Knowles

Publisher: Oxford University Press


Category: Reference

Page: 479

View: 607

More than five thousand quotations, that range in time from Scott's Antarctic expedition in 1912 to the attack on the World Trade Center in 2001, are gathered in a comprehensive, updated resource that evokes a fascinating picture of the social, political, cultural, and scientific highlights of modern times.

Blood Stories

Menarche and the Politics of the Female Body in Contemporary U.S. Society

Author: Janet Lee

Publisher: Psychology Press


Category: Medical

Page: 205

View: 745

Blood Stories focuses on menarche as a central aspect of body politics in contemporary US society, emphasizing that women are integrated into the social and sexual order through the body. Using oral and written narratives of 104 diverse women, the authors address the central question of how menarche as a bodily event signifying womanhood takes on cultural significance in a society that devalues women. Exploring issues of contamination and concealment and the sexualization of women's bodies that occurs at menarche, the authors emphasize how the politics of gender are negotiated on/through women's bodies.

Children's Literature in Action: A Librarian's Guide, 2nd Edition

A Librarian's Guide

Author: Sylvia M. Vardell

Publisher: ABC-CLIO


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 343

View: 377

Looking for a practitioner-oriented intro to literature for children ages 5–12? This book covers the latest trends, titles, and tools for choosing the best books and materials as well as for planning fun and effective programs and activities. • Includes recommendations and evaluations of digital eBooks, apps, and audiobooks as well as print titles, providing full coverage of the range of materials for children today • Features short essays by top authors and practitioners in the field to give readers expert opinions and guidance • Provides author comments, collaborative activities, featured books, special topics and programs, selected awards and celebrations, historical connections, recommended resources, issues for discussion, relevant professional standards, and assignment suggestions within each chapter • Addresses the most recent professional and curricular standards for elementary school students—a key element of today's education assessment standards